Objects


Since 1886, LancasterHistory.org has been collecting objects for research and exhibition. Today there are thousands of items that pertain to the history of Lancaster County, the life of President James Buchanan, First Lady Harriet Lane Johnston, Congressman Thaddeus Stevens, Lydia Hamilton Smith and so many more.

Search This Collection: LancasterHistory.org’s Object Collections are available online to the public.

To order digital images of an object, please visit Services & Orders.

To schedule a White Gloves Tour (including Quilt Turnings) with a LancasterHistory.org curator, please visit Services & Orders (White Glove Tours).

Need additional assistance? Please don’t hesitate to reach out to LancasterHistory.org Curatorial staff, Wendell Zercher or Victoria Pyle.